Staff Positions

Weintraub Tobin strives to hire exceptional people who demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, initiative, and creativity. We believe in delivering quality client service both externally and internally while fostering an environment that encourages collaboration and camaraderie. We encourage effective communication and integration among attorneys and staff across offices. We believe in bringing the best people together to enhance client services and making the firm a great place to work. We are proud of the diversity of skills and experience each person brings to our organization.

IP PARALEGAL

Weintraub Tobin is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours per week), experienced and client-focused Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal to join our IP team.  The Firm’s IP team represents clients in both transactional and litigation matters and provides strategic advice and counseling to companies at all stages of growth to help them develop or acquire all forms of IP, and to protect, manage, license, enforce and defend that IP.

This position can be based in any of our five locations and will work closely with the Lead IP Paralegal to support the Firm’s IP attorneys and their clients.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, organized, detail-oriented, communicative, responsive, and a team player. Key responsibilities will include the preparation and filing of documents with the USPTO in connection with the registration of trademarks and application for patents, including electronic filing of applications, responses to office actions, statements of use, renewals, payment of issue fees, submission of formal drawings, and all other filings.

Qualifications (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Paralegal certificate and/or specialized IP Paralegal certificate highly desired.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an IP Paralegal.
  • Must have working knowledge and familiarity with USPTO systems including: MyUSPTO, TESS, TEAS, Private & Public PAIR and EFS and electronic filing.
  • Must have working knowledge of various aspects of patent prosecution for U.S. patents.
  • Must have working knowledge of various aspects of U.S. trademarks, including assisting with the preparation and filing of domestic trademarks.
  • Experience with processing and filing PCT patent applications and foreign patents.
  • Experience with processing and filing MADRID trademark applications and foreign trademarks.
  • Experience with filing documents in both TTAB and PTAB.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with one or more IP Management software and docketing systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and quickly adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume by filling out this form.

RECRUITER

Weintraub Tobin is an innovative provider of sophisticated legal services to dynamic businesses and business owners, individuals, emerging companies, and nonprofits. From locations in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, more than 70 attorneys assist clients throughout California with business and litigation needs, including corporate law, finance and tax law, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, entertainment, and digital media. We maintain our leadership position by creating a value-added, trust-based relationship with our clients, supporting our local communities, and developing deep subject-matter expertise.  We offer a supportive and collegial environment where individual contributions are recognized and celebrated, and hard work is balanced with personal fulfillment and responsibilities.

Weintraub Tobin is seeking an experienced and client-focused Legal Recruiter to join our Firm and play an integral role in our strategic growth initiative. This position can be based in any of our five office locations and will lead recruitment efforts for partner, of counsel, associate, and summer associate searches throughout our Firm locations. This position will report to the HR Director and will work closely with all levels of Firm management including the Chief Marketing Officer to fulfill the Firm’s strategic growth initiative and other recruitment needs.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, organized, perceptive, communicative, responsive, and a team player. This position will manage the full lifecycle of the recruitment process including posting, sourcing active and passive candidates, scheduling interviews, collecting feedback from hiring attorneys/managers, conducting reference checks, updating the Firm’s recruitment records with all new and relevant candidate information, developing relationships with hiring attorneys and managers, collaborating with law schools and other external recruiting contacts, and working closely with Human Resources to successfully onboard new hires.

Qualifications (Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3+ years of agency or in-house recruiting experience required.
  • Experience recruiting in the legal or professional services industry is highly desired.
  • Experience recruiting across social media platforms such as LinkedIn.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Highly effective communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and quickly adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and facilitate creative and innovative solutions.

Weintraub Tobin offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume by filling out this form.

LITIGATION PARALEGAL – SACRAMENTO

Weintraub Tobin is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal for our Sacramento office.  The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, enjoy working as part of a team, and demonstrate a first-class commitment to client service. Under minimal supervision, the litigation paralegal will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Organize documents and coordinate document productions including bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
  • Perform various document searches in an e-Discovery database and conduct factual research on LexisNexis and the Internet.
  • Create and maintain internal case databases including Importing and exporting documents, searching for documents, running productions, running analytics and email threading, document review and coding documents.
  • Prepare for depositions by gathering and preparing documents relevant to the deponent, organizing exhibits and summarizing deposition transcripts.
  • Work with attorneys and legal secretaries in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
  • Act as a liaison between various internal departments, as well as outside vendors.
  • Oversee the progress of documents through litigation, order transcripts/medical records, etc. from third party entities and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
  • Prepare for and attend trials/arbitrations: Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, and assist attorneys in the courtroom.
  • Handle electronic presentation of exhibits.
  • Discovery: Organize documents, review, analyze and summarize discovery responses, and respond to discovery requests. Prepare document subpoenas to third parties.
  • Possess strong analytical and technological skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of litigation experience.
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved school is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and litigation software applications including Casemap, Textmap, Relativity, Adobe Professional, and Sanction (or Trial Director).
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational ability.
  • Familiarity with Worldox or similar document management system.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on a variety of projects and work effectively under pressure.
  • Adept at working independently or on a team in providing timely service to attorneys.
  • Communicates effectively with attorneys and legal personnel at all levels.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is Firm policy to provide equal opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, genetics, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. It is the intent of the Firm to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability or medical condition or for an employee’s religious beliefs provided the accommodation does not cause undue hardship to the Firm. Any applicant or employee with a qualifying disability or medical condition, or a religious practice, that requires an accommodation in order for the employee to perform the essential function of his or her job, should contact Human Resources to discuss it further so the Firm can determine if a reasonable accommodation exists and can be provided.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume by filling out this form.

ESTATE PLANNING LEGAL SECRETARY – SACRAMENTO

 Weintraub Tobin’s Sacramento office is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week), experienced Estate Planning Secretary to join our Trusts and Estates Practice Group. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to a busy estate planning practice and should enjoy working as part of a team. The Estate Planning Secretary will be expected to carry out the following job duties and responsibilities:

REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Familiarity and working knowledge of estate planning documents and terminology including trusts, wills, deeds, powers of attorney, etc.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff. Must possess the ability to articulate information with diplomacy and professionalism while keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  • Strong organizational skills to efficiently and effectively prioritize and complete various tasks on time with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Review attorney email and voicemails to ensure timely response to clients, colleagues and other professional contacts.
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills to prepare correspondence including emails, letters, and other documents to clients and other professionals.
  • Maintain all client and general files including electronic files with use of the Firm’s document management program. Conduct periodic review of files for possible offsite storage of mature files and prepare files to be closed.
  • Maintain attorney calendar and schedule client meetings.
  • Efficiently handle all other administrative tasks including completing file opening documents, reviewing and editing pre-bills, completing expense reports, tracking attorney MCLE, etc.
  • Additional duties as assigned including assisting other attorneys and secretaries, as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of three years of experience as a legal secretary supporting a busy estate planning practice.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Notary preferred.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is Firm policy to provide equal opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, genetics, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. It is the intent of the Firm to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability or medical condition or for an employee’s religious beliefs provided the accommodation does not cause undue hardship to the Firm. Any applicant or employee with a qualifying disability or medical condition, or a religious practice, that requires an accommodation in order for the employee to perform the essential function of his or her job, should contact Human Resources to discuss it further so the Firm can determine if a reasonable accommodation exists and can be provided.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume by filling out this form.